An Observation

[Content Note: Misogyny.]

Here is a headline at Reuters today: "More middle-aged U.S. women having babies outside marriage."

I really don't give a fuck if a kid's parents are married (except insomuch as I care when their parents aren't allowed to be married), so big wev to this article.

Except for this: I don't believe I've ever seen an equivalent headline about the number of men becoming parents "outside marriage."

I'm sure they exist. But I've sure as shit never seen one.

I have, however, seen approximately a biebillion headlines about the number of [young/old/black/white/rich/poor/etc.] women becoming parents "outside marriage."

And none of these articles, including the one linked above, even include the most cursory acknowledgment of the men who become parents "outside marriage."


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